Olana: the 250-acre integrated environment of famed Hudson River School Painter Frederic Edwin Church: Art, Architecture, Landscape, Farm and Views
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Olana State Historic Site
5720 Route 9G
Hudson, NY 12534

Getting to Olana State Historic Site is easy. To travel by train, take Amtrak to Hudson, NY, then take a short taxi ride to Olana. Drivers will find the entrance on Route 9G, just one half mile south of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.

GPS coordinates:
Latitude: 42-12'58'' N
Longitude: 073-49'35'' W

Estimated Drive Times:
Albany ~45 minutes
Boston ~3 hours
New York City ~2 hours
Poughkeepsie ~1 hour
Springfield, MA ~1.5 hours
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For detailed driving directions, click your origin below:

» New York City and Points South
» Albany and Points North and West
» From Boston, the Berkshires, and Points East

Take NYS Thruway (I-87) to Exit 21/Catskill. Follow signs for Route 23 East and Hudson. Cross Rip Van Winkle Bridge and bear right onto Route 9G South. Olana is on left one mile south of Rip Van Winkle Bridge.

Or, take Route 9 North through Rhinebeck. Take a left at light onto Route 9G North. Its approximately 20 miles to Olana, entrance on right. If you reach the intersection for Rip Van Winkle Bridge, you have gone too far.

Or, take Taconic State Parkway North to Hudson Exit (Route 82 North). Follow Route 82 North, which turns into Route 23 at the intersection with Route 9. Continue on Route 23 West, bear left onto Route 9G South. Do not cross bridge. Olana is one mile south of Rip Van Winkle Bridge on left.


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The Journey of Frederic Edwin Church through Columbia and EcuadorThe Journey of Frederic Edwin Church through Columbia and Ecuador

This detailed study of Frederic Church reveals new facets of his life, career and place in the history of art. It also includes excerpts from the diary he kept. 189 pages, hardcover.

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